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"There's a Sense That We Let Mitt Romney Down"

Akennas55 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:20 PM
No, nothing you posted was anything but an ignorant, juvenile snark. Mitt knew he could lose, he wasn't living in any vacuum, and he never thought he had to do anything but earn his election. He worked hard right to the end, which refutes your comment.

Mitt Romney's top campaign aides conducted a conference call with conservative journalists this afternoon, during which they assessed the damage from Tuesday's electoral loss.  The participants included campaign manager Matt Rhoades, political director Rich Beeson, polling director Neil Newhouse and digital director Zac Moffatt.  A few notes from the call:

Matt Rhoades, on the overall race: "No campaign is perfect, and we certainly made our share of mistakes." On Paul Ryan: "He has come away from this race with a very bright future before him."

Rich Beeson, on the campaign's strategy: "We won independents and held the base....